ole and Timbaland earn GRAMMY for Best R&B Song
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 27, 2014) - "Pusher Love Girl," the Justin Timberlake song co-written and co-produced by ole writer Timbaland, earned a GRAMMY in the Best R&B Song category at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards. It is Timbaland's third GRAMMY and ole's second, having received its first GRAMMY in 2009 in the Country Song of the Year category for Taylor Swift's "White Horse," co-written by ole legacy writer, Liz Rose.
Another Timbaland co-write/co-production, "Holy Grail," Jay Z's international hit featuring Justin Timberlake, took GRAMMY honors as Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and was nominated as Best Rap Song. Timbaland co-wrote/co-produced the Justin Timberlake song "Suit & Tie" (featuring Jay Z), the lead single from JT's The 20/20 Experience album, which was named Best Music Video.
In all, ole had been associated with more than a dozen nominations as part of internationally-acclaimed projects by Justin Timberlake (20/20 Experience) and Jay Z (Magna Carta Holy Grail), both of which Timbaland had co-written and co-produced, as well as Michael Bublé's GRAMMY-winning Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, To Be Loved, which includes the hit single "After All," a co-write by ole's Jim Vallance.
Beyoncé and Jay Z opened the GRAMMY show with "Drunk in Love," the chart-topping song co-written/co-produced by Timbaland, which was one of the first single's from her recently-released, platinum selling, self-titled album.
ole is one of the world's foremost rights management companies with investments of over $280M in music intellectual property (IP). Founded in 2004, and with operations in Toronto, Nashville, New York and Los Angeles, ole is engaged in IP acquisitions, creative development, and worldwide rights management. The ole catalog includes over 45,000 songs and 60,000 hours of TV and film music across all genres including the recently acquired catalog of Sony Pictures Entertainment. MusicBox, the Production Music division of ole, provides quality content and service to creators in all media with over 150,000 tracks in its library. Copyrights under ole's control include songs recorded by artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Beyoncé, Blake Shelton, Britney Spears, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Rihanna, Steven Tyler, Taylor Swift, and Timbaland, and many of the themes, score and cues in Film & Television properties from the catalogs of DHX Media, MGM, Miramax and Nelvana.
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